Vic’s Pic of the Week–Ghent, BE

Ghent 3

 Old post office, St. Nicholas Church, Belfry, and St. Bavo Cathedral

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Fieldtrip Files: Villa Adriana & Villa d’Este–Tivoli, Italy

I wrote a blog about planning my first visit to Italy and a commenter replied that I had to see Villa d’Este.  It wasn’t to be missed.  When it came to planning my field trips outside of Rome–Tivoli was high on my list of possiblilities.  I found a day trip for a half day visit to Villa Adriana or Hadrian’s Villa and Villa d’Este in Tivoli, Italy about 20 miles outside of Rome.  I booked it for the last day before I left Rome–a good choice because I returned to Rome with time to squeeze in a last minute visit to one of the many beautiful cathedrals (Santa Maria Maggiore) and grab a wonderfully filling and delicious gnocchi dinner.

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